FR Alert – Covering:07/07/2020

Todays Federal Register

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document updates the March 30, 2020, Federal Register Notice entitled “Notice of Designation of Scarce Materials or Threatened Materials Subject to COVID-19 Hoarding Prevention Measures,” by replacing the named contact and updating the “Notice of Designation of Scarce Materials or Threatened Materials” section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paige Ezernack, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of Strategy, Policy, Planning, and Requirements, Suite [[Page 40668]] 5440–O’Neill House Office Building, 200 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20201, (202) 260-0365. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background In FR Doc. 2020-06641 of March 30, 2020 (85 FR 17592-17593), the contact for more information is now aspr.dpa@hhs.gov. Chloroquine phosphate and hydroxychloroquine HCl are no longer listed as scarce or threatened materials following the withdrawal of the FDA emergency use authorizations for these drugs on June 15, 2020. 
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 40687] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-14605] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-672] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Lipomed ACTION: Notice of application. ———————————————————————– DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic class(es), and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to 
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on June 4, 2020, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Varel International Industries, LLC of Carrollton, Texas. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain completion drill bits and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 10,538,970 (“the ‘970 patent”). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. Addresses: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an investigation and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation No. 731-TA-1528 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of seamless refined copper pipe and tube from Vietnam, provided for in subheading 7411.10.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by August 14, 2020. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by August 21, 2020. DATES: June 30, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jordan Harriman ((202) 205-2610), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202-205-1810. P
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-653 and 731-TA-1527 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of standard steel welded wire mesh from Mexico, provided for in subheadings 7314.20.00 and 7314.39.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and alleged to be subsidized by the Government of Mexico. Unless the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by August 14, 2020. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by August 21, 2020. DATES: June 30, 2020. [[Page 40682]] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Duffy ((202) 708-2579), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street 
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Agency Notice
Summary Determination of Violation by Defaulting Respondents; Request for Written Submissions on Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. ———————————————————————– SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) has determined to review in part and, on review, to affirm an initial determination (“ID”) of the presiding administrative law judge (“ALJ”) granting summary determination of violation of section 337 by certain defaulting respondents. The Commission requests written submissions from the parties, interested government agencies, and interested persons on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding, under the schedule set forth below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynde Herzbach, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-3228. Copies of non- confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General information concerning the Commission may 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on June 1, 2020, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Cabot Microelectronics Corporation of Aurora, Illinois. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain chemical mechanical planarization (“CMP”) slurries and components thereof by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 9,499,721 (“the ‘721 patent”). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commis
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) has determined not to review an initial determination (“ID”) (Order No. 9) of [[Page 40683]] the presiding administrative law judge (“ALJ”) granting complainants’ unopposed motion to terminate the investigation in its entirety based on withdrawal of the complaint. The investigation is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Liberman, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2392. Copies of non- confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 12, 2020, the Commission instituted Inv. No. 337-TA-1192, Certain Nicotine Pouches and Components Thereof and Methods of Making the Same, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (“section 337”), based 
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